NGRef: NT0946
OSMap: LR72
Type: Camp
NE (9) to Carlops (Lothian)
SW (8.5) to Cornhill (Coulter, Strathclyde)
NE (4.5) to Slipperfield
NT097462 1,430 x 1,180 ft
(435 x 360 m)
38¾ acres
(15.7 ha)
This camp, discovered from the air in 1983, underlies the Roman road from Biggar to the Forth and thus probably predated it. In size this camp is similar to that at Carlops, which lies about a day's march to the north-east.
See: Britannia xv (1984) p.276;
Britannia xvii (1985) p.371;
Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) p.33.
Page Citation: Kevan White (2018) "Roman Britain: KIRKHOUSE CAMP"